Different types of NG tubes

  1. levin
    single lumen stomach tube used to remove stomach contents or provide tube-feedings
  2. salem sump
    double lumen stomach tube, most frequently used tube for decompression with suction
  3. sengstaken-blakemore
    triple lumen gastric tube with inflatable esophagus balloon, stomach balloon, gastric suction lumen, used for treatment of bleeding esophageal varices
  4. keofeed/bobhoff
    soft silicone rubber, medium length tube used for long-term feedings; placement is verified by x-ray. takes 24 hours to pass from stomach to intestines; lay on right side to facilitate passage.
  5. canter
    single lumen tube with mercury filled balloon and suction port
  6. miller-abbott
    double lumen tube with mercury filled balloon and suction
  7. harris
    single lumen tube with mercury filled balloon and suction port
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Different types of NG tubes
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different types of NG tubes and uses
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